Benztropine


Sunquest Code:BENZ  
Epic Code:LAB3315Epic Name:Benztropine Level
Synonyms:Cogentin
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Code:80299
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.4 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are the most reproducible.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.6 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:894


Interpretive

Critical Range:Greater than or equal to 75 ng/mL
Reference Range:5-25 ng/mL


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